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Big Reader: Essays | Susan Olding
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A book about memory, loss, and a love of books from one of Canada's finest essayists Ever since childhood, Susan Olding has been a big reader, never without a book on the go. Not surprising, then, that she turns to the library to read her own life. From the dissolution of her marriage to the forging of a tentative relationship with her new partner's daughter, from discovering Toronto as a young undergrad to, years later, watching her mother slowly go blind: through every experience, Olding crafts exquisite, searingly honest essays about what it means to be human, to be a woman--and to be a reader. Big Reader is a brilliant, achingly beautiful collection about the slipperiness of memory and identity, the enduring legacy of loss, and the nuanced disappointments and joys of a reading life.
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Big Reader: Essays | Susan Olding
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Better late than never! #bigjunereadathon goals:
-Read 10 books
-At least 2 books from my ever mounting TBR shelf (and by shelf I mean bookcases)
-Finish I Know This much is True #chunksterchallenge2022 @Amiable
Lofty goals, but who doesn‘t love a challenge?! @Clwojick

Clwojick You‘ve got this! 🫣 4mo
melissajayne I Know This Much Is True is so good 4mo
Amiable I love that book so much. 😍 4mo
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